Small companies are attractive targets for cybercriminals because they don’t have the resources to combat it like the more prominent companies. Or they’re hoping that they don’t. Has a data breach compromised your company? Consider bringing in a digital forensics investigator that can root out any security issues they find when examining your setup. They’re […]
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The enterprise governance, risk, and compliance (eGRC) market is expected to register a CAGR of 12.5% in the forecast period (2021 – 2026). Organizations operate in a complex and highly dynamic global environment. Hence, managing risk and complia…
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Synopsys released a report that examines the results of more than 1,500 audits of commercial codebases. The report highlights trends in open source usage within commercial applications and provides insights to help commercial and open source developers…
Read More Open source security, license compliance, and maintenance issues are pervasive in every industry
New research from FICO highlights the key challenges North American fraud and financial crime teams faced amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 68 percent of senior executives said that remote working had a major impact on maintaining effective fraud and finan…
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Like bankruptcy, falling asleep, or even falling in love, today’s infrastructure and security pain points develop first gradually, and then all at once. The coronavirus pandemic accelerated trends that had slowly been changing businesses everywhere, tr…
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When it comes to mission-critical cloud applications, today’s security teams have a laundry list of different focus areas. From ensuring cloud providers deliver adequate protection and analyzing baseline activity to examining interconnected syste…
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The popularity of eSignature solutions has skyrocketed in the last year, as part of companies’ digital transformation efforts in the COVID-19 environment. However, not all eSignatures are necessarily right for business. Considering eSignature solutions…
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A new DataGrail report examined how millions of California consumers are exercising their privacy rights – to access their data, delete their data, and stop the sale of their data to a third-party – according to the CCPA, which went into ef…
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Modern technology is becoming one of the best ways to make businesses operate more efficiently. The demand for cyber security management has skyrocketed and that is a concept that a lot of people are not even familiar with. This guide is going to take an in-depth look at cyber security management and help you to […]
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Encryption has been a hot topic of discussion during the implementation phase of most data privacy laws. In the age where organizations are dealing with large volumes of data each day, the protection of this sensitive data is critical. The data, which …
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Cybersecurity is undeniably a business-critical function. That’s only been reinforced over the past few months by the SolarWinds and Exchange attacks. Consequently, a recent PWC report found that 55% of enterprise executives plan to increase their cybe…
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Digital attackers are increasingly targeting the automotive industry. In its 2020 Automotive Cybersecurity Report, for instance, Upstream found that the number of annual automotive cybersecurity incidents had increased by 605% since 2016, with the numb…
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Many recent high-profile breaches have underscored two important cybersecurity lessons: the need for increased scrutiny in evaluating access and controls of partners handling valuable customer data, and the imperativeness of assessing a third party’s (…
Read More What businesses need to know to evaluate partner cyber resilience
Documentation is a crucial part of any ISO 27001 implementation project, and one of the most important documents you need to complete is the SoA (Statement of Applicability). In this blog, we explain what an SoA is, why it’s important and how to produce one. What is a Statement of Applicability? An SoA summarises your organisation’s position on each of the 114 information security controls outlined in Annex A of ISO 27001. Clause 6.1.3 of the Standard states an SoA must: Identify which controls an organisation has selected to tackle identified risks; Explain why these have been selected; State whether
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A study of 117 organizations in the second half of 2020 showed that compliance department spending was projected to plateau in 2020 after several years of rapid growth, according to Gartner. In the period from 2017-2019 total compliance spend per 1,000…
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Security and compliance – a phrase often uttered in the same breath as if they are two sides of the same coin, two members of the same team or two great tastes that go great together. As much as I would like to see auditors, developers, and security an…
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Companies are required to comply with regulations that set standards specific to financial and size thresholds, industry type, customer categories, or other parameters. But audits can be frustrating for companies that use cloud services and rely on the…
Read More Passing a compliance audit in the cloud doesn’t have to be hard
With a growing number of threat sources and successful cybersecurity attacks, organizations find themselves in a tricky spot if they wish to survive cyberspace. Oftentimes, the adversaries are not the challenge; the obstacle is the organization’s cultu…
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The purpose of every security team is to provide confidentiality, integrity and availability of the systems in the organization. We call it “CIA Triad” for short. Of those three elements, integrity is a key element for most compliance and regulations. …
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Have you ever worked with a company that operates as “close to broken” as reasonably possible? Companies that follow that mindset usually do not have the most robust security practice, and they certainly will walk very close to the edge of complia…
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New Microsoft compliance capabilities enable you to extend data protection and governance across apps, endpoints, and platforms to keep your people collaborative and productive, while ensuring your most valuable asset—your data—remains secure and compliant wherever it lives.
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For the Defense Industrial Base (DIB), the Department of Defense (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) compliance requirement is the hot news topic of 2021. In fact, across the DIB market, CMMC compliance will probably stay a focus th…
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Misconfigurations remain one of the most common risks in the technology world. Simply telling organisations to “fix” this problem, however, is not as easy as it might first seem because there’s a myriad of technologies at play in modern infrastructure …
Read More Cloud-Based Storage Misconfigurations – Understanding the Security Risks and Responses
Even with all the uncertainty in the world, people welcomed the turning of the new year as a fresh start. Cyber-criminals also welcomed 2021 – not as a chance to reflect and reboot but as an opportunity to build on their many successes over the p…
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The security breaches in cyber-security have been dominating the world for a long time. As cyber-attacks are growing rapidly, the chances of failing in this trap have been increasing. Having the necessary security measures in place still does not indicate that the IT infrastructure is free from risks. To ensure a better working environment and […]
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According to the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, there are 30.2 million small businesses in the United States, making up 99.9% of all businesses in the country. Due to such a sizeable representative percentage, any discussion about cybersecurity statistics should focus on small businesses. While the SBA defines small businesses as any business with […]
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After earning his master’s degree in computer science and working on the IT side of the business at a number of large financial services organizations, Bobby Balanchdran observed one interesting thing: the legal department in these organizations had be…
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The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has published version 1.1 of the PCI Secure Software Lifecycle (SLC) Standard and its supporting program documentation. The PCI Secure SLC Standard is one of two standards that are part of the PCI Software S…
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Microsoft Defender for Endpoint provides the right security intelligence for Expel to analyze rich data and provide support for their customers.
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The evolution of technologies and Internet connectivity has ushered in a new revolution where data transfer has become faster than ever before. On the other hand, this has also resulted in increased data threats to organizations, with rising incidences of data breaches being reported on a massive scale. Apart from the financial implications, these cyber-attacks […]
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By 2023, the size of the global cybersecurity market is predicted to grow to $248.26 billion. The industry is expected to grow at a consistent pace. You know what that means: more open positions, better salaries, and improved perspectives for career growth. Getting a cybersecurity MA degree is not easy, and it might cost you […]
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With data security breaches on the rise, it begs the question. Should healthcare providers prioritize cybersecurity training alongside HIPAA privacy and security? We are living in an era where privacy or safety of information online cannot always be guaranteed. Healthcare entities have suffered enormous losses from data breaches in 2020. And most of the reported […]
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What happens when your co-passengers are engrossed in their mobiles/ PDAs and the driver feels drowsy at the wheel? Well, he can’t monitor the road for safe driving, that’s for sure. Unfortunately, the threats that cybersecurity experts have to deal with on a daily basis are a bit less obvious than hulking frames of glass […]
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An emerging trend in digital transformation efforts has been the rise of low-code development platforms. Of course, these low-code platforms must be grounded in best-of-breed governance capabilities which include security and compliance features. Without strong governance, the full benefits of low-code development cannot be realized. It’s only natural that any low-code platform chosen by an…
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The global cloud computing market is set to reach $623.3 billion by 2023. The cloud is the ultimate tool in building highly scalable and flexible networks that can be set up in a flash. This offers a great opportunity for businesses looking to avoid high sunk costs in setting up infrastructure or, in phasing out […]
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There are plenty of different types of malware and viruses nowadays, and relying on a default computer set up to protect you is not enough. Tech-savvy people can detect a potential threat almost immediately, and they should not have problems. But not everyone has enough experience to rely on themselves. Moreover, it may be that […]
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Data security and privacy compliance and competitiveness are one in the same for law firms.
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Data Masking/Tokenization/Anonymization replaces sensitive information with fictitious data while retaining the original data format. The data masking process lets you continue to work with your data as if it were not encrypted. Dat…
The ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) legislation details what measures businesses and individuals must take to comply with ITAR requirements and specifies severe penalties, both civil and criminal, for non-compliance. The re…
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Countries are establishing data residency regulation to protect private and classified data generated from their citizen by mandating storing this information within that country (the country of origin). The theory is that the laws of the c…
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The cloud clearly provides a number of benefits for businesses and associations, but as many are aware, remaining compliant with regional, federal and industry law and regulations is a major challenge.
Read More How can we use the cloud and comply with global privacy laws?